Thread: I'm Having Trouble Empty frame and page usage
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Old March 20th, 2018, 11:06 AM
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Default Re: Empty frame and page usage

Originally Posted by scotts View Post
Why don't you use "unused" pages, and have them be turned on via an "OnRecoredStart" rule based on the language translation (assuming that is a field in your data).

I use this sort of thing all the time. Works great.
I don't know if you need to have a page for each language. That seems like a lot of repetitive work to me. I think you can just deactivate the one page if there's no need for it.
Originally Posted by MLobo View Post
I have each other language fill the frame with a graphic, so if the data is English the frame isn't filled with anything. Does that help?
Well, I was hoping you would post the JavaScript that accomplishes that, then I could show you how to use the same logic in a call to FusionPro.Composition.SetBodyPageUsage. I can give more specific help if you ask more specific questions. Posting the template and the data would be the best way to help me help you. But I think you want to do something like this in OnRecordStart:
FusionPro.Composition.SetBodyPageUsage("YourPageName", Field("SecondLanguage") != "English");
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